Scots travelling to some international destinations won't need to quarantine upon re-entering the country, according to reports.

It comes as England announced on Friday how countries ranked in its traffic light system.

Travellers returning from a country on the 'green list' will not be need to quarantine, and will only be required to take one post-arrival test.

It consists of Portugal, Gibraltar, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei, Iceland and the Faroe Islands, plus several small remote islands which are British Overseas Territories.

However, entry to Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei and the Faroe Islands is severely restricted.

According to the BBC, the move from the Scottish Government to permit international travel to some countries - with no quarantine requirement on their return - will come into effect on 24 May.

The Scottish Government told the BBC it would not comment on reports ahead of Nicola Sturgeon's Covid briefing scheduled for Tuesday.

It comes after The Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association (SPAA), the professional body for travel agents and the travel sector in Scotland, said it was awaiting Scotland's position.

It welcomed the announcement of the green light countries for international travel from England.

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Joanne Dooey, president of the SPAA said: “We now await Scotland’s position on this before we can be confident of the restart of international travel for the Scottish travel sector.

“The final meeting of the Scottish government Aviation Working Group was a constructive one, with positive news that the chief medical officers in Scotland were in agreement that that all four nations should move forward together.

"We now fervently hope that Scotland’s first minister will follow suit next week, giving the green light to travel, for all reasons, to the countries unveiled by Grant Shapps, and that the Scottish restart will be concurrent with that across the rest of the UK.

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"The SPAA has always, and continues to, lobby for a four nations approach to international travel as we believe this is essential for the whole sector."

She added: “We’re very keen to hear how the vaccination pass will work in practice in Scotland.

"With less than a fortnight to go until the ‘take off’ outlined by Grant Shapps today, travel agents and travellers do need to know how this will be implemented and what this will mean for anyone in their group who has not been vaccinated, for example due to age or underlying health conditions.”

The Scottish Government has been contacted for comment.